The Silent Killer that Overthrew Empires

Few people suspect the critical role pathogens played in the fall of the Roman Empire, the rise of Christianity, the decimation of the Chinese civilization, and the conquest of the Americas. This class will explain how disease made white indentured servants more popular in New England, and black slaves in southern colonies.

Instructor

C. Wayne Dawson

C. Wayne Dawson is the founder of Central Texas Authors, a collaborative literary group. Currently a writer and novelist, he previously was a history professor at Mt. San Antonio College.

Pathogens

March 2, 2019

Class Days: Saturday
Class Times: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Fee: $35
Program ID: IC19151